County Executive’s Corner: Getting it Done Together

County Executive’s Corner: Getting it Done Together

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day It’s been at least a decade since a budget submitted by the County Executive won the unanimous approval of the Legislature. The fact that the $684.29 million spending plan I submitted in October made its way through weeks of reviews essentially unchanged and was approved by every member […]

County Executive’s Corner: Warmth and Safety

County Executive’s Corner: Warmth and Safety

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Thanksgiving is almost here and we can rejoice this year knowing that all in Rockland County can have a roof over their head and a warm place to sleep as winter sets in. Our new Warming Center just opened at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center in […]

County Executive’s Corner: Saving You Money Through Shared Services

County Executive’s Corner: Saving You Money Through Shared Services

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day It seems like just a couple of months ago that Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in West Haverstraw, announcing that municipalities needed to do something to bring costs under control. That something, he told us, was shared services. Never mind that counties across New York are burdened with unfunded […]

County Executive’s Corner: Being There for Our Hero Veterans

County Executive’s Corner: Being There for Our Hero Veterans

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day We saw Rockland County come together this week to mourn the tragic loss of one our own, a young Marine from Pomona who was killed in a military plane crash. Sgt. Owen Lennon represented the very best of both Rockland and this nation. He was brought back home for […]

County Executive’s Corner: Danger for All on Over-Crowded Roads

County Executive’s Corner: Danger for All on Over-Crowded Roads

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Another senseless tragedy on the roads in Rockland – this one involving a family out on a shopping errand and a little baby who is now dead. A regular everyday chore turned into tragedy when a careless driver allegedly gave into road rage. We send our condolences to the […]

County Executive’s Corner: Megan Leavey: One of Our Own

County Executive’s Corner: Megan Leavey: One of Our Own

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day I’m not usually one to heap praise on big Hollywood productions. But I can’t help but feel proud of one of the top movies in theaters across the nation right now: “Megan Leavey.” This true story of a young woman from Valley Cottage whom I have had the […]